Phrom Phong

23 Nov 2017

 

Phrom Phong offers something for everyone. Encompassing the sois on both sides of Sukhumvit Road from 31-47 and 22-30, the neighborhood attracts working professionals, retirees and families, including Europeans, Japanese, Koreans and Thais. Traveling is quite convenient via the BTS Sukhumvit Line.  And nearby is a transfer point to Bangkok's MRT (subway) system.

 

The area has some of Bangkok's top condominium options. Recent projects Include:

  • The Marque Sukhumvit, near BTS Phrom Phong, THB 40-137 million
  • The Diplomat 39,  Soi 39, THB 10 - 28.5 million
  • XXXIX by Sansiri, Soi 39, THB 12-100 million
  • Park 24, near Phrom Phong BTS, THB 4.5-20 million
  • Vittorio, Soi 39, THB 28-107 million

Recently launched office complexes include Bhiraj Tower and Metropolis.

Many top hotels are located here, generally clustered in the even-numbered sois. Notable are Holiday Inn Sukhumvit, Marquis Marriott Queen's Park, Hilton Sukhumvit, Emporium Suites and Oakwood Residence, V Residence Hotel and Serviced Apartments and DoubleTree by Hilton.

The vast Emporium-EmQuartier shopping complex is accessible via BTS Phrom Phong.  Additional shopping centers provide the necessities and luxuries of urban life, including Villa and Fuji supermarkets, Japanese Town, K Village and Rain Hill malls, Nihonmachi, and Big C.

Phrom Phong has many of Bangkok's most popular dining destinations. Recommended are Isao (Japanese), Rungrueang Pork Noodle, (inexpensive local food), Peppina (Italian), Hong Bao (Chinese), Bankara Ramen (Japanese ramen), Karmakamet Diner near Soi 24, Thai fusion and Sri Trat (fine Thai dining).

Night owls won't be disappointed by the wide choice of bars, pubs and clubs, including Sing Sing Theatre, Hair of the Dog and Taproom X 26, (craft beer), Mojjo Cigar Lounge Mekiki no Ginji (Japanese Izakaya) and Vanilla Sky Rooftop Bar.

Daytime attractions include many family activities. Benjasiri Park, next door to Emporium, includes an ornamental lake and sculptures by Thai artists. Flow House Bangkok on Soi 26 is an artificial outdoor park for surfers of all ages.  Yunomori Onsen and Spa offers Japanese onsen bathing culture with traditional Thai massage. Dinosaur Planet on Sukhumvit Road is a theme park featuring life-size models of popular dinosaurs.  Fun-arium is a large indoor children's playground with play equipment, arts & crafts activities and a cafe. LazGam on Soi 22, is a large laser tag game for up to 32 players.

Local schools include Sawasdee Wittaya, Anglo Singapore, Sai Nampueng, Sai Namthip and Modern International Schools, and Chutaporn Kindergarden.

For medical needs, Samitivej Hospital provides international-standard healthcare. Better Being Hospital provides treatment of chronic illness utilizing “functional medicine”. Bangkok Hospital and Rutnin Eye Hospital are easily accessible.

Factsheets

demographic

High net-worth Thais and Japanese

highlights

Shopping center hubs - The EM District 


Fine dining hubs, including both café and Japanese restaurants
Japanese community area 

infrastructure/ transpotation

BTS Light Green Line

tourist attractions

Dinosaur Planet

shopping centers

Emporium, Emquartier, Fuji Supermarket, Rainhill

Education

Anglo Singapore International School, Chutaporn Kindergarden,  Modern International School

hospitals

Samitivej Hospital, Better Being Hospital

 

Related Articles

Asoke

Asoke, the area around the intersection of Sukhumvit Road and Soi Asoke Montri (Sukhumvit Soi 21), is a well-established commercial hub, a popular nightlife destination and also a popular residential choice for Europeans, Japanese and upscale Thais.

Rama 4

The Rama 4 neighborhood, stretching from Rama 4 Junction to Witthayu Junction, including Queen Sirikit National Convention Center, is served by MRT (subway) Lumphini, Khlong Toei and Queen Sirikit National Convention Center Stations. Residents are mostly working Thais.

Ekkamai

Soi Ekkamai (Sukhumvit Soi 63), often considered an extension of the affluent Thonglor neighborhood, offers a more serene living environment. The neighborhood encompasses Sukhumvit Sois 59-65 and Soi 42.